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I Am So Anxious And Nervy

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    A Wonderful Life Ripped Apart

    Ok, here we go.....My life was good, I had a great job working alongside adults with learning difficulties, I had divorced a violent husband , had both kids with me, a nice car, my horse and a fantastic social life, what could posibily go wrong? It was August Bank Holiday 2...
    annie61 annie61 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    June 29. God's Will. God's will most often happens in spite of us, not because of us. We may try to second guess what God has in mind for us, looking, searching, hypervigilant to...
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    just came off awhile bunch of antidepressants and now i can't even leave my house i am so anxious. There is no thoughts behind it its just there and i don't know what to do
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    The last few days have been a struggle, I've even been anxious over the smallest things in my day. My body feels out of sorts and I can very barely relax. Hopefully it'll pass.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9

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    Why would you make me anxious on purpose if you know how I am.
    sarahbear420 sarahbear420 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
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    June 22. Work Histories. Just as we have relationship histories, most of us have work histories. Just as we have a present circumstance to accept and deal with in our...
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    June 23. Letting Go of Old Beliefs. Try harder. Do better. Be perfect. These messages are tricks that people have played on us. No matter how hard we try, we think we have to do...
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    Actually i'm not going to write about my experiences. But i have something for all of you to read. I hope this will help. GBU all :) LIVING IN DEPENDENCE ON ME is the way to...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jun 23

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    My father died when i was 1 year old. He died after being in coma for 9 months. I don't remember anything about him. It's sometimes upset me that the fact i have to grew up without...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    June 24. Detachment. Detachment doesn't come naturally for many of us. But once we realize the value of this recovery principle, we understand how vital detachment is. The...
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    Im not sure what i'm doing is what i want to do. I'm not sure if its all going to workout for me. I want to do so much but it's not humanly possible. Its scares me but it doesn't...
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    My bipolar depression has been getting the best of me lately. It's not easy losing your blood family because of standing up for how you feel. Being attacked by my dad with painful...
    PinkUnicorn26 PinkUnicorn26 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I grew up in a very ****** up family. I have a lot of problem going on in my life, between career and relationship. Besides i also have bipolar disorder and depressed. Since i...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    June 25. Withholding. Sometimes, to protect ourselves, we close ourselves off from a person we're in a relationship with. Our body may be present, but we're not. We're not...
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    Yep. Especially when I have to buy something and I hesitate at first...
    jesssaying1997 jesssaying1997 16-17, F Jun 25

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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    I don't know how to use this app :( been of work ill for a week not even got out of bed I suffer from depression and panic disorder .feel really down
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    Yeah I do,I have lots of fears,which I guess relationships tend to magnify more.One of those fears is losing people I'm close to,feeling they'll leave me and I'll be alone again a...
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    I don't know if I'm scared to get hurt, or if I'm cautious about hurting the other person...
    shlumbug shlumbug 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    June 27. Achieving Harmony. When a pianist learns a new piece of music, he or she does not sit down and instantly play it perfectly. A pianist often needs to practice each hand's...
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    June 28. When Things Don't Work. Frequently, when faced with a problem, we may attempt to solve it in a particular way. When that way doesn't work, we may continue trying to solve...
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    So a little history. I was in a relationship that failed in the past. The bright spot are the two beautiful daughters I have. Now their mom and I separated in 2009. Recently around...
    eszrahcain eszrahcain 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I have never been this depressed, lonely and afraid in my entire life. Been crying over my phone with my college friend.. And high school best friend. I did something that put me...
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    How do I tell the new girl that I want to start dating after separating from my ex that my ex may be pregnant with my kid?
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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
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    I am about to go to school. Yet to face another day of being terrorised. I hope they all go one day. I know all problems won't last but I just want to be happy. I guess no one...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    July 1. Receiving. Here is an exercise. Today let someone give to you. Let someone do something nice for you. Let someone give you a compliment or tell you something good about...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 1

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    July 2. Who Knows Best? Others do not know what's best for us. We do not know what's best for others. It is our job to determine what's best for ourselves. "I know what you...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 2

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    Unfortunately. The emotion I feel every single day since I was little has been fear and I'm tired of it, I hope one day I over come my anxiety.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I wish I could read people's minds so I knew exactly what's going on inside their head!!! 
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    July 3. Directness. So much of our communication can reflect our need to control. We say what we think others want to hear. We try to keep others from getting angry, feeling...
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    July 4. Celebrate. Take time to celebrate. Celebrate your successes, your growth, and your accomplishments. Celebrate you and who you are. For too long you have been too hard on...
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    July 5. Survivor Guilt. We begin recovering. We begin taking care of ourselves. Our recovery program starts to work in our life, and we begin to feel good about ourselves. Then...
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    July 6. Step Seven. Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings. —Step Seven of Al-Anon In the Sixth and Seventh Steps of the program, we become willing to let go of our...
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    The past 30-odd years I've spent 'surviving' and not living. Now that I've finally woken up to the fact that I have no 'goal' in life I'm feeling nervous about the future. I have...
    MailTheGlobe MailTheGlobe 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm waiting for a new stage of my life to start but I'm really nervous for it. Like thinking about it stresses me out and makes me want to curl right up into a ball. I don't know...
    naivedeer naivedeer 22-25 1 Response Jul 6

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    July 7. Getting It All Out. "Let yourself have a good gripe session." From: " Woman, Sex, and Addiction" —Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. Get it out. Go ahead. Get it all out...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 7

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    July 8. Going with the Flow. Go with the flow. Let go of fear and your need to control. Relinquish anxiety. Let it slip away, as you dive into the river of the present moment...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 8

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    I don't know how to hit a volleyball well or set well. The camp I'm going to does not challenge me at all. It doesn't feel like I'm doing anything. I wish I hadn't paid my money...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Jul 8

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    July 9. Overspending and Underspending. "I used to beat my husband to death with my credit card. It made me feel like I had some control, some way to get even with him...
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